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    > says 'of course!', realising he knew the next line all along. Once he has
    > written it is seems obvious. A few lines later the same problem arises.
    > Despite wracking his brains, he is stuck. so he goes back to the book - and

    I don't know about you but i can solve a simple mathematic equotation
    without looking into a book.

    > then how is it that a brief glimpse of the right page in my stats book will
    > bring it all flooding back??? They are sort of stored and sort of not stored.

    It's just a question of access.

    Interesting aswell are 'heureka' situations. With pure thinking there
    comes a point where you from one moment to the next see things

    > This situation is so common in all kinds of human activities that it completely
    > precludes all attempts to establish any quantitative science of measuring
    > what is stored in peoples heads (which is what the internalist memeticists
    > seem to want to be able to do.)

    I don't know what internalist memeticists want but i said that memes
    are stored in the brain. And some are. Just because you can't
    remember the content of a whole book you might remember certain
    quotes from it. I gave you other examples, which you nicely didnt
    reply to but anyways.

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